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Prom week spirit days

Prom week spirit days

April 27, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Top Stories

The following spirit days are scheduled for Prom Week:   Monday, April 30: Neon Day   Tuesday, May 1: College t-shirt Day   Wednesday, May 2: Hunger Games vs Harry Potter   Thursday, May 3: Country vs Country Club   Friday, May 4: Prom t-shirt Day

Campus courtyard eyesore

Campus courtyard eyesore

Adam Schasel, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Top Stories

As students make their daily commute to school, it is hard not to notice the prevalence of weeds on school grounds. The school has experienced warmer weather since early February, and with it comes growing grass. But the while the grass is mowed, the weeds throughout the campus have met little opposition. The...

ACO offers inexpensive prom dress option

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2012


Filed under Local, News

Prom season is here, and with it comes lots of preparation.  Tuxes need to be rented, corsages must be bought, and limos have to be booked. But for many girls, finding the right dress is the most important part of the prom experience. “Oh, the dress is definitely the most important part,” senior...

Social networking distracts students

Farren Barnett, Guest Contributor

April 24, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

It all started with Myspace. But Myspace quickly became a fad, and Facebook became the new thing. Now, Facebook is drab, and Twitter is fab. People used to want to know what sparked one’s interest, but now, it’s all about what is on one’s Pinterest. Gradually, social networking has started to take...

School sees Shattered Dreams played out

School sees Shattered Dreams played out

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

April 23, 2012


Filed under Around the School, Local, News

Three students lie dead, covered in blood, at the scene of a horrifying car crash as the rest of the student body and faculty members watch eagerly to the side, wondering what is going on. Another student screams in agony at the excruciating scene around her and the petrifying loss of feeling in her...

Annual Country Run supports athletic programs

Annual Country Run supports athletic programs

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

April 19, 2012


Filed under Local, News, Top Stories

When Lovejoy High School was founded in 2006, a tradition was founded with it in the form of a fundraiser sponsored by all the athletic booster clubs in the school. The original Lovejoy Country Run saw 568 runners line up to support the newly founded athletic programs. Six years later, the annual Country...

Athletic program gets wake up call

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

April 18, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Sports

The current teams and organizations have often found themselves fighting for field and gym space. To accommodate these growing programs, the 2012-2013  school year will bring about a new policy with boys athletics taking place in the morning, and girls athletics remaining in the afternoon. Freshmen...

Journalism program places in national competition

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

April 16, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

12 students, two advisers, and an entire year’s worth of work made its way to the airport last Wednesday as journalism students prepared to attend the 2012 National Scholastic Press Association conference in Seattle. These students represented the staff of the yearbook, news magazine, and online...

Recycling event hosted at High School

Aliz Garcia, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

If you have any electronic device that you are not using and are ready to get rid of, the school is hosting an e-waste recycling event in the back parking lot on Saturday, April 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The reason for the drive is to provide people with an environmentally friendly way to dispose...

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